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USWNT Fans Question Officiating On Penalty That Allows U.S. To Beat Spain 2-1

One year ago   |   By CBS

Reims, France - The United States Women's National Team won 2-1 against Spain in the Round of 16 at the Women's World Cup in France Monday. A physical, hard-fought match saw the U.S. team advance thanks to a pair of penalty kicks from star forward Megan Rapinoe.
The first penalty was awarded when Tobin Heath was taken down just inside the box in the seventh minute.
Rapinoe puts on
Tobin Heath is awarded the penalty and the captain sends it home. FIFAWWC pic.twitter.com/jOgofUTc4J
- FOX Soccer June 24, 2019
The second penalty was more controversial, with midfielder Rose Lavelle going down...
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Americans eke out ugly win over Spain with an assist from the refs

Americans eke out ugly win over Spain with an assist from the refs

One year ago   |   By NY Daily News

The women's World Cup has produced its dramatic showdown on Friday - the defending champions United States versus hosts France - though the U.S. needed some help from a Hungarian referee to get there. Official Katalin Kulcsar awarded two penalty kicks to the Americans, who desperately required...
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USWNT vs. Spain player grades: Rapinoe keeps USA alive at Women's World Cup despite Jill Ellis' questionable moves

One year ago   |   By CBS Sports

The United States is still alive at the Women's World Cup following a 2-1 win over Spain
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US women's team moves on to the World Cup quarterfinal. Here's why American women are so good at soccer

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

The United States Women's National Team is ranked the number one women's soccer team in the world, beating Spain 2-1 on Monday , June 24th.
The team's success is built on several historical moments, including the passing of Title IX and the women's World Cups of 1991 and 1999.
These events increased the sport's popularity, and in turn, the number of female players in the US. With more players, there was more talent.
But it's hard to consider America's success without acknowledging the suppression of women's soccer abroad. Several countries banned the sport in the past, which has lead to a...
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Undefeated US in the World Cup quarterfinals after 2-1 win over Spain

One year ago   |   By ABC

Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Spain on Monday.
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United States Women's National Team concedes first goal of Women's World Cup to Spain on devastating howler

United States Women's National Team concedes first goal of Women's World Cup to Spain on devastating howler

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

The United States Women's National Team conceded their first goal at the Women's World Cup on Monday.
The goal came after a brutal defensive lapse from the American side, and Spanish striker Jenni Hermoso was ready to make them pay for their mistake.
Some blamed the commentary team on the USWNT's concession, as they brought up the team's streak of clean sheets just seconds before giving up the goal.
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